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Jan 10, 2008 7:57 AM

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THIS IS AN ANIME ONLY DISCUSSION POST. DO NOT DISCUSS THE MANGA BEYOND THIS EPISODE.
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This episode was weird! Like a different team of people wrote it, or something.

...Megumi is a GIRL name.

 
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Mar 5, 2008 5:57 PM

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haha, love seeing more of Hana-chan here..
 
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Nov 27, 2008 3:35 PM

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people think electro girl (i forgot her name) is a lesbian, but i disagree. just because she said her wekness is tohru, doesn't mean she's a lesbo. but i dont think she's stragiht, though.
 
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Dec 24, 2008 10:10 PM
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I thought it was rather strange, but it mixed it up some though.
 
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Jan 12, 2009 11:22 PM

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The animation in this episode was superb! I remember seeing this ep on the FUNimation Channel, and that's the whole reason why I decided to start watching this series.



 
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Mar 25, 2009 9:03 PM

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This episode has a different director. That's why the style has changed but I loved it.


 
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May 4, 2009 5:09 AM

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I hate Yukis fan club.

 
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Aug 24, 2009 9:21 AM

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Wow that was interesting :)

Love Hana-chan haha xD


 
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Sep 21, 2009 1:37 PM

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Wow, this episode seems like the outlier of the series. o_O' Um, it was good to see an episode with more Hanajima in it, but... I still missed seeing the Souma family members and Tohru more. D:

My gawd though, Yuki's "fan club" isn't even a club... OR a gang. It's a cult.
 
Nov 12, 2009 8:33 PM

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Personally thought this was a awesome episode, it was a different kind of humor, a kind i like.

Man, those two times she turned her head slowly to stare at the person filming her across the way.. LOL
 
Feb 28, 2010 5:54 AM

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Hana-chan is soooo beautifull and mysterious < 3
and megumi , aww *_*
 
May 20, 2010 12:07 PM

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brinan said:
Personally thought this was a awesome episode, it was a different kind of humor, a kind i like.

Man, those two times she turned her head slowly to stare at the person filming her across the way.. LOL


lmao that was my favorite part.

I love Megumi-san :3

 
Nov 12, 2010 9:27 PM

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Those bitches had it coming! Enjoyed the episode.
 
Jan 6, 2011 10:01 AM

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Aww I think this ep was so sweet =)
 
Jan 23, 2011 9:23 PM

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I really liked the styling of this ep. Almost felt like SHAFT had a hand in it. Real backgrounds, first person perspectives, time shifts. Maybe it's just me. Either way, I liked it. Hana looking toward the camcorder was pretty funny as well.
 
Feb 19, 2011 10:52 AM

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Lol the yuki fan club girls are annoying but I love their yuki merchantdise
hanajime is more Pretty with her hair down


 
Jun 6, 2011 7:47 PM
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Huh. Different art style wasn't too bad, but personally, the episode itself just seemed kinda boring. I guess I just didn't care about Yuki's fan club or those in the club. Mehhhh. I wanted more Souma/Juunishi plot, but we can't all have nice things.

Although I did like Hana's appearance here, she gives off a kuudere vibe that really looks like it must have influenced Yuki Nagato's character in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.
 
Aug 30, 2011 9:13 AM

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i didnt have as much care for this ep as i did the others, but it had some good thrills here and there and i guess. but overall it was a bit of a "meh"
 
Nov 17, 2011 8:17 PM
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I'm glad they shined some light on 'electric girl' but I also kinda missed the zodiac characters lol.
 
Jan 3, 2012 5:51 AM

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I'm loving Hana more and more. The insert song at the end was really nice too.


 
Mar 6, 2012 6:12 AM
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Hana is a really beautiful character in so many ways.
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Mar 30, 2012 2:00 AM

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Loved the Blair Witch Project first person perspective. Hana-chan zapped that camcorder real good.....
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Oct 3, 2012 11:46 PM

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Hana and her brother was awesome! Tohru is lucky to have her as a friend. Well, she's lucky to have Tohru as a friend too. Tohru is just so kind that's why everybody loves her.
 
Oct 31, 2012 6:33 PM

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That was something different but damn I liked it, was quite funny but with a great story! Loved it!
 
Mar 1, 2013 5:34 PM

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It was different, but I can't say I enjoyed it a lot. They waste the shows time on some random characters and we barely get to know some of the zodiacs.

 
Jun 1, 2013 3:37 PM

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^This was in the manga so they didn't waste the shows time. They took something so-so and turned it into something much more interesting, with the different style and all. I noticed they changed a small part near the end, in the manga Megumi who calls Suki "it" but in the anime it's Saki who says "the likes of him" in reference to Yuki. Not sure why they made that change.
 
May 16, 2014 3:47 AM

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Weird ep o.O ~~ I loved it!! ^.^ Hana-chan is so special and unique,
one cannot simply hate her <33 Can't wait for more Furuba! n____n
 
Oct 28, 2014 3:37 AM

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This makes me think I shouldn't watch Mushishi.
added the fifth most popular anime onto this site
 
Jan 5, 2015 8:48 PM

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Omg I loved this episode, it was hilarious! Hana is amazing omg, glad she was a big focus this time around. Those fan girls are psychotic, I was dying when the one girl was like "He called me #2...that means I'm safe!!!" LOL

And Hana saying she doesn't see the resemblance between her and her brother haha xD

The President of the Yuki fan club is so pretty though, but she's insane! Poor innocent Tohru, but yes at her getting all those girls jealous of her.
 
Feb 16, 2015 3:05 PM

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Felt like I was watching something else. Hana-chan is awesome as always.
 
May 27, 2015 7:22 PM
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Being from another group of people's perspective this episode was a lot more enjoyable than most of the other episodes. So far this might be my favorite episode. Way better feel than most.
 
Jun 17, 2015 9:39 PM

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i loved this episode, it would be great a spin-off with Hana as main character ^^
those girls was so hilarious with theirs Yuuki club xD
 
Jul 31, 2015 2:59 PM

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Boring ep who care about Yuki.

 
Dec 29, 2015 5:55 PM

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That episode was hilariously meta, with all the camera angles, the character looking straight in the camera and N°2 not giving a single fuck. That trio is hilariously stupid. How do they even breath...

Hana brother is a goddamn twin. Scary.
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Jan 3, 2016 8:40 PM

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Easily the weakest episode so far, well at least for me anyway.
 
Oct 4, 2016 7:19 PM

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I found my attention wandering during this episode.

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Oct 4, 2016 7:37 PM

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czerah said:
Tohru is just so kind that's why everybody loves her.
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Aug 9, 2017 11:59 AM
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This is one of the few episodes of this fairly lackluster anime that really stood out to me. The animation was grand for a couple reasons. For one the cinematography was drastically different and felt well cinematic for once. The 3D rendering of the house made it feel even more like a horror movie for the fan club's perspective. And overall, I actually felt like I learned a moral by the end of the episode. Hands down, one of the best episodes of Fruits Basket.
 
Jan 26, 2018 9:03 AM

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Just when I was getting interested in the anime, this episode completely spoiled the mood :/



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Feb 14, 2018 8:18 AM

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Hana and her brother said it correctly. I am so glad they told them off lime that! Such an entertaining episode! <3
 
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